War Axe of the Night

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War Axe of the Night
  • War Axe of the Night item sprite
Auto-use
Stack digit 1.png
Statistics
  • Pickaxe icon.png 0%
  • Hammer icon.png 0%
  • Axe icon.png 75%
TypeWeapon
Damage20 Melee
Knockback6 (Average)
Critical chance4%
Use time29 Average
Tool speed15
RarityRarity Level: 1
Sell27 Silver Coin

The War Axe of the Night is an Axe crafted from Demonite Bars. It is stronger than the Gold and Platinum Axe, but weaker than the Meteor Hamaxe. It has a Crimtane counterpart, the Blood Lust Cluster, which is stronger but also slightly slower. Like all axes, it is used to cut down Trees, Cacti and Giant Glowing Mushrooms.

Despite having a higher base damage and autoswing, its slow speed means that the maximum damage output is similar to manual-swing swords such as the Gold and Platinum Broadsword, and especially less than the Light's Bane. It can serve as a good backup weapon for ranged characters.

Crafting[edit | edit source]

Recipe[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The character will not turn around unless the swing animation stops. Hence while autoswinging they cannot turn around, even if they move in the opposite direction. Should a player be attacked from behind, they should stop by letting go as the animation finishes.
  • When hitting an enemy behind you with the war axe, the knockback will pull them toward you.

History[edit | edit source]

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